Mystery

The sky is deep, the sky is dark.

The light of the stars is so damn stark.

When I look up, I fill with fear.

If all we have is what lies here,

This lonely world, this troubled place,

Then cold dead stars and empty space…

Well, I see no reason to persevere,

No reason to laugh or shed a tear,

No reason to sleep or ever to wake,

No promises to keep, and none to make.

And so at night I still raise my eyes

To study the clear but mysterious skies

That arch above us, as cold as stone.

Are you there, God? Are we alone?

 

~ The book of counted sorrows

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7 thoughts on “Mystery”

    1. This year I came to some remarkable conclusions about religion and faith. I will write a post about it one of these days. I always believe in higher power and quite religious but something had happened that made me question the authenticity of my beliefs.

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      1. My faith involves Jesus and the Christian faith, but not in a building, just from the Bible. I look forward to hearing your thoughts.

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      2. I can’t remember anymore the last time I’ve been to mass.I go to church from time to time though to sit there and reflect and light candles. I still want to believe.

        Happy New year and may we have a more productive year ahead. Take care.

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